For CNC stone cutting, creating curved edges and complex shapes requires a precision computer numerical control. SINUMERIK CNCs cover the entire spectrum for all CNC stone cutting applications.
At the Italian machine builder, Breton S.p.A., represented in North America by Breton USA, they build a wide variety of machines for stone cutting. These include individual station machines as well as full production lines, complete with all automation systems and production management software.
Park Industries designs and builds several lines of cutting, shaping and polishing machinery in St. Cloud, MN for its customers in stone fabrication industries. Often, such companies had machines outfitted with conventional controls, originally built for metalworking or woodworking machines and adapted for the particular parameters of stoneworking. At this 50-year-old company, they wanted to find a control which could be modified at the front end to suit the special set-up, programming, operational, service and training needs of stoneworking customers.